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Inclusive Education Webinars!

Personalized Learning Plans (English Session)  March 6, 2017       Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm (French Session) March 1, 2017          Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Does your son or daughter have an intellectual disability and are you interested in knowing more about his/her Personalized Learning Plan (PLP)?  Join the Manager […]

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Let’s Talk about NBACL’s eBook on Supporting People with Dual Diagnosis – intellectual disability and mental illness

          In New Brunswick, people who have an intellectual or developmental disability face rates of mental illness that are three to four times higher than the general population. People with an intellectual disability also face many risk factors for developing mental health concerns throughout their lifetime but, for them, such issues […]


Family Newsletter – Supporting Families to be Families First

NBACL’s Family Newsletter is here! Enjoy the latest edition of NBACL’s Family Newsletter. Inside this edition, you will find: From the Editor Welcome new Family Support Facilitators The UN Convention and You Reflecting Back Family Time Tips From Tammy The privilege of watching a flower blossom… Did you know? Upcoming Events Click here –   Family […]


My Home, My Community

Message from Dianne Cormier Northrup Chair – CACL Family Voices Task Force Home. Home means comfort, warmth, safety. Where you belong, just as you are.  For many of us, the key to our first home unlocks independence, choice, and belonging.  It unlocks our future as contributing members of our community, our role as neighbours and as friends.  Unfortunately, this […]


2016 FSI & NBACL Elimination Draw Top 10 Winners

  #10 – 1 night stay at the Delta    Bill Smyth #9 – dinner for 2 at 540 Kitchen & Bar       Jim Cooper #8 – portrait package from MaryEllen Nealis Photography       Tempo Transport #7 -spa gift basket from Avalon Salon Spa        Dairy Queen #6 -new Titleist driver from […]



Self Employment Information, Options and Support for People with an Intellectual disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Have you wondered what it takes to start your own business? Who will help me with running my business? Now is the time to get those questions answered. To increase […]


It’s time to “Give a Sh!rt”!

OK, friends, it’s time to get your sh!rts together! The kids are back in school and fall is in the air – a great time to bag up outgrown summer clothes and last year’s cold weather gear that’s going to be replaced. May as well look through the toys, footwear and small household items, too, […]

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National Inclusive Education Awards

As you may already know, February is National Inclusive Education month.  The New Brunswick Association for Community Living would like to recognize achievements and present an award, on behalf of the Canadian Association for Community Living, to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to inclusive education in their province or community. […]

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Tony “The Shredder Man” Boone’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Tony Boone’s job here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living is representative to what we would like to see across the country. If you need shredding, Tony the Shredder Man can help. He can be contacted by calling 506-453-4400 or emailing


Disability Savings Plan – FREE information sessions!

The Registered Disability Savings Plan can help you save for the future. If you or someone you know has a disability and is under 50 years old, find out how the Government of Canada can help, even if you don’t have money to contribute.  Register today to find out more and to request accommodation. English […]


Spring edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Spring edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: eBook on Dual Diagnosis launched President’s message Measuring progress of persons with a disability Past President Ann Marie Tingley receives Sovereign’s Medal Ready, Willing and Able: Kent Distribution Centre recognizes the value of inclusive employment Meet NBACL ChangeMakers, the Cormier Family […]

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Open the E-Book – Intellectual Disability, Mental Health & Rights-Based Approaches

Intellectual Disability, Mental Health and Rights-Based Approaches Introduces definitions and historical context related to intellectual disability, mental health, advocacy and human rights. It is important for those working with individuals with ID to understand this population’s vulnerability to psychological stress and the development of mental health concerns. This module is designed to provide foundational information […]


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